Republican National Committee

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Really? Cleveland?

    GOP leadership has officially announced that exotic, exciting Cleveland will be hosting the RNC convention in 2016. The final announcement has come after weeks of teasers. Last month, the RNC selection committee narrowed the convention site shortlist to four cities. Then, last week, they announced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    As Dallas Courts the Republican Convention, the City's Secret Weapon May Be Texas Demographics

    The Republican National Convention committee on Tuesday kicked off a week of host city-searching with a trip to Cleveland, the first of four stops. After Cleveland, committee members will make stops in Kansas City and Denver before rounding out the trip in Dallas late next week. Dallas city offici ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Republicans Have an Image Problem Because They Insist on Acting Like Republicans

    The op-ed page of our only local daily newspaper is full of talk today about the national Republican Party's big overnight discovery and wake-up call: in a document called the "Growth and Opportunity Report" published by the Republican National Committee, Republicans are being informed that they are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Fellow Republicans: A Five-Point Plan to Stop Our Asses From Getting Kicked

    To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes. Our new platform on ba ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Rick Perry's Not Always Big on Science, But He Did Use It To Win Some Elections

    ​Even Rick Perry doesn't hate science all the time. His uneasy relationship with evolution and global warming notwithstanding, the Man Beneath the Hair understands that sometimes all that brainy shit with the white coats and clipboards can actually benefit him. And that's exactly what happened in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Salon: Dallas Is Almost Single-Handedly Funding Karl Rove's American Crossroads

    ​And by "Dallas," we really mean three rather familiar figures: oil man Trevor Rees-Jones, waste-ing away Harold Simmons and hotelier Robert Rowling. Reports Justin Elliott this afternoon, they're among the four major donors who've contributed almost all of the $4.7 million raised so far by Rove a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Whitt's End: 4.2.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Major Near catastrophic computer meltdown this morning at 8:19 a.m. Outta nowhere, the dreaded blue screen. Bottom line: Whitt's Dead End. $%^&*$#!! Expect, fingers crossed, re-constructi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Five Years Later, the Feds Finally Sue Irving-Based Republican Victory Committee

    The Irving-based Republican Victory Committee sure sounds like something associated with the Republican National Committee -- which is why, in June 2004, the RNC filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission. Because, see, the official arm of the Republican Party has absolutely nothing to d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2008

    John McCain's Coming to Dallas to Soak Up BBQ Sauce With GOP Bread

    George P. Bush, throwing McCain a BBQ fund-raiser in Dallas next week John McCain hasn't allowed media into his fund-raisers, insisting he wants to protect his donors' privacy -- though, more likely, he also wants to protect John McCain's privacy. Barack Obama has also raised dough in private, but e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2007

    Rudy Giuliani Has New Dallas-Based Tastemakers. And They're So Tasteful Too.

    Brian Harkin Perhaps I missed a mention in Dallas' Only Daily, but it says here that Rudy Giuliani has a new team of media consultants -- and they're right here, but of course. Giuiliani's now in business with Scott Howell & Company, the Market Street-based firm teeming with Republican image-maker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2007

    Darrell Jordan's Law Firm is Being Sued. His Sworn Response: "I Know Nothing."

    Darrell Jordan seems like a swell guy. In his pursuit to become Laura Miller's successor as ruler of our fair burg, he's raised lots of money and received plenty of support from influential Dallasites such as SMU booster Gerald J. Ford, Republican National Committee bigwig and EDS Byron Nelson Champ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2006

    But Look What Happened to Paris Vendome

    At the beginning of the year, The National Journal's blog, The Hotline, asked the question: "Ever Heard of the Legacy?" It sounded like a terribly general query, but it was a very specific reference to a gathering that took place in Washington, D.C., in late January, during which "140 of the nation' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Heir Jordan?

    Darrell Jordan wants to be mayor. And he has the wallet to prove it. Darrell Jordan insists that, at long last, it's his turn to be the mayor. He lost in 1995 to Ron Kirk, but Jordan has always figured he was the right guy in the right place at the wrong time; when Dallas wanted and needed an Africa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2006
  • News

    February 16, 2006

    RIght Cross

    Is George W. Bush a conservative? Author Bruce Bartlett doesn't think so,

    and saying that cost him his job.

  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Just Say No...

    To the Republican National Committee and DMN Web Logs

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Battle for the barrio

    Dallas Hispanic Republicans fight historic allegiances -- and a few slashed tires

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    The Nerd Behind the Throne

    Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    GOP to gays: Butt out

    Texas' Log Cabin Republicans find themselves the ultimate outsiders--vilified by both the GOP and fellow gays